When referring to the Spectral Atlas, please cite our publication:
Keller-Rudek, H., Moortgat, G. K., Sander, R., and Sörensen,
R.: The MPI-Mainz UV/VIS spectral atlas of gaseous molecules of
atmospheric interest, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 5, 365–373, (2013),
J. Du, L. Huang, Q. Min, and L. Zhu, "The influence of water vapor absorption in the 290–350 nm region on solar radiance: Laboratory studies and model simulation",
Geophys. Res. Lett. 40, 4788-4792 (2013);
|COMMENTS: ||Absorption measurements using cavity ring-down spectroscopy|
Cross sections in the 355–365 nm region are too small to be accurately measured.
The errors quoted (third column) represent 1σ scatter from three repeated measurements.
Note that the validity of the data published by Du et al. has been questioned by
J. Lampel, D. Pöhler, J. Tschritter, U. Frieß, and U. Platt, "On the relative absorption strengths of water vapour in the blue wavelength range", Atmos. Meas. Tech. 8, 4329–4346 (2015), doi:10.5194/amt-8-4329-2015; DOI: 10.5194/amt-8-4329-2015, and
E.M. Wilson, J.C. Wenger, and D.S. Venables," Upper limits for absorption by water vapor in the near-UV", J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 170, 194-199 (2016),
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